Civic Organizations / Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways for you to get involved. Below are opportunities to get to know your neighbors, volunteer, and get active in the community!

Canonsburg July 4th Celebration Inc.
P.O. Box 9
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Parade Chairman: Jeff Shinshasky / jeffshinshasky [at]
Parade Co-Chair: Beth Ludwin / beth.ludwin [at]

Plans, organizes, and stages the festivities, and the state's 2nd largest parade, each year. 

PA Bavarian Oktoberfest Celebration

Greater Canonsburg Chamber of Commerce
68 West Pike Street, Suite 104
Canonsburg, PA 15317

724-745-1812 /  oktoberfest [at]

Plans, organizes and hosts "One of the Nation's Top Ten Oktoberfest Celebrations" in downtown Canonsburg every September. 

Canonsburg's Old Fashioned Christmas 
625 McNary Avenue
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Chairperson: Lisa Scarmazzi / lscarmazzi [at]

Plans, organizes and hosts annual Christmas celebration in downtown Canonsburg.

Jefferson College Historical Society
121 South Central Avenue
Canonsburg, PA 15317
Mike Roman / mrchevrolet1 [at]

The Jefferson College Historical Society brings together people interested in the history of Jefferson College, Canonsburg, PA and the surrounding area.

Greater Canonsburg Chamber of Commerce

68 East Pike Street, Suite 104
Canonsburg, PA 15317
724-745-1812 / gccc [at]

A non profit organization for businesses, professionals and individuals promoting growth and economic stability to its members.

Canonsburg Garden Club
cbggardenclub [at]

A group of community volunteers gathered to bring a more colorful town and life to our residents.

Canonsburg-Houston Food Pantry
Canonsburg UP Church
112 West Pike Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317
724-745-0800 / cupc [at]

Provides food distribution to families in need in the Canonsburg-Houston area.

Canonsburg Armory Youth Center
16 West College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317
jrgardner [at]

Providing ministries, programs and partnerships to help young people establish a solid foundation for life to impact their schools and communities.
The facility is also used by local youth sports teams for practice, adult exercise classes and sports, and fellowship gatherings.
Space rentals also available by contacting scheduling [at]

Friends of Canonsburg Town Park
PO Box 4
Canonsburg, PA 15317
friendsofthepark1923 [at]

Raises funds to enhance, improve, and repair various assets to keep pace with the growing needs of the Canonsburg community.  Projects include new pickleball courts, maintenance of pool and softball fields and free Concerts in the Park series.